Parents

10 in-demand career paths your child could choose

In this article, we highlight 10 jobs which are expected to increase in demand over the coming decade. We used Nesta’s report The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030 and Prospects’ Luminate...  

20 socially beneficial careers for your child

We live in an age of multiple crises, with great change and transformation on the horizon. From Covid-19 to the even greater threat of climate breakdown, from automation to demographic ageing – rarely...  

What is the Kickstart Scheme and how does it benefit my child?

The Kickstart Scheme is a new temporary employment programme designed to help young people off Universal Credit and into work. Young people will enter a work placement with an employer and the government...  

What are the different qualification options for my child?

The world of qualifications can be overwhelming for students and even more so for parents. With the advent of higher apprenticeship, degree apprenticeships and now T-levels, it can seem like another new...  

Should my child go to university?

University is the most popular next step for school and college leavers, and with so much attention focused on higher education, it can feel like it’s the only route open to your child. University...  

Helping your child gain work experience

The skills and experience students pick up during work experience give your child an edge when it comes to applying for jobs, showing employers they have practical expertise related to the role they're...  

Coronavirus: Careers Support Hub

This page is a collection of resources for parents, students, teachers and careers advisors to use during the school closures brought about by coronavirus. We will update it as we create new resources...  

How to make sure your child gets good careers advice

When it comes to making sure your child receives good careers advice, there are three main things you can do: Provide good support at home Understand what job opportunities are available locally Know...  

Coronavirus: Gatbsy Subject Guides free to access from home

THIS PAGE HAS MOVED HERE The coronavirus (covid-19) crisis means that schools and colleges will close from Friday 20th March. To help parents and students studying from home, we are making the electronic...  

Helping your child overcome gender stereotypes in the world of work

Gender inequality at work has perhaps most starkly come to light in the form of the gender pay gap, which has been a major news story over the last few years. Gender stereotypes are also a big problem...  

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